18.02.2013 ►Amar Sagar ►Jain Tempel

Published: 16.06.2013
Updated: 02.07.2015

We voluntarily concentrated our attention on more beautiful subjects after this somewhat sad part of our round tour. At the entrance of the Lodurva Amar Sagar Jain Temple situated at the equally named lake we experienced a nice surprise.  


Gatekeeper at Amar Sagar Jain Temple

When the gatekeeper of the temple saw us, he immediately asked us where we were from. We not only told him that we came from Germany, but that we are followers of Jain Dharma as well. Hardly given the information, he continued, “Can you recite Namokar Mantra?” After both of us had started to recite Maha Mantra, he beamed with joy and gave us a big hug. “Welcome friends, come in. You are at home here.” And refused to take entry fee from us. The temple by the way belongs to the property of the private owners of Patwa Haveli.


The temple is situated in a well-maintained park-like area


Front view of main temple. Directly behind is the now dried lake Amar Sagar


Entry hall of the temple


White marble sculpture of 01. Tirthankara Rishabhanatha, flanked by two black marble statuettes of 23. Tirthankara Parshvanatha


Richly ornamented column with depiction of 09. Tirthankara Suvidhinatha ( Puspadanta) inside the temple


Upper store of the temple


Cupola of the temple

With these beautiful impressions we asked the driver to take us back to the hotel. There we took rest after the meal. We thought to complete this remarkable day with a magnificent sunrise and therefore planned to climb up Suri Dungar again.


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